is Professor of Economics in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, East Bay. He received his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA and he has also taught at Anglia Polytechnic University.
Professor Shmanske has served as Economist in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Director of the Smith Center for Private Enterprise Studies at California State University, East Bay, and consultant to the National Center for State Courts. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Alliance for Humane Biotech and the Editorial Board for the Journal of Sports Economics
Professor Shmanske is the author of the books The Economics of Production; Public Goods, Mixed Goods, and Monopolistic Competition
; and Golfonomics
, and his articles have appeared in Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law; American Business Review; Applied Economics; Public Finance; Business History Review; Contemporary Economic Policy; NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture; The Independent Review; Journal of Economic Education; Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History; Resources and Energy; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Review of Austrian Economics; Business Forum; National Tax Journal; Atlantic Economic Journal; Journal of Transport Economics and Policy; Public Choice; Kyklos; Regulation; Kentucky Journal of Economics and Business; Contemporary Economic Policy; Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies; Journal of Sports Economics; International Journal of the Economics of Business
; and Journal of Economics and Finance